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Soup Kitchen ready to break ground on new facility

The Masters Table Soup Kitchen on Fenwick Street plans to break ground on a new $1.5 million facility by the end of August. The soup kitchen serves meals to 300 people every day, but seats just 45. The new facility will be built on an acre of land at Fenwick and Seventh streets, near the James Brow...

08/04/09 - 10:31am

S.C. tax holiday coming

Just in time for school, South Carolina shoppers will be able to take part in the state’s annual sales tax holiday this weekend. The tax-free shopping period will start at 12:01 a.m. Friday and end at midnight Sunday....

08/04/09 - 9:44am

Martinez cricket farm to be featured on 'Dirty Jobs'

Ghann's Cricket Farm Inc. in Martinez is heading to the small screen. In coming months, the business will be featured in an episode of Dirty Jobs on the Discovery Channel. The cable network hasn't set a date yet for the episode to air. New episodes of Dirty Jobs return in October, according to a Dis...

03/17/10 - 10:07am

Graham predicts trade-in funding

WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. Lindsay Graham, of South Carolina, said this morning that he thinks the Senate will approve a $2 billion extension of a popular rebate program that gives consumers up to $4,500 to trade in their old gas guzzlers for more fuel-efficient vehicles. Facing a White Hous...

08/04/09 - 8:06am

Parents stop school clock changes

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Savannah-Chatham public school officials believed starting some elementary schools 20 minutes later than last year would allow them to organize more economical bus routes and trim $2 million from their dwindling budget. Before the school board had a chance to consider it, however, ...

08/04/09 - 9:47am

Group robs pizza deliverer

North Augusta authorities are looking for a group of people who robbed a Dominos pizza delivery man Monday night.

08/04/09 - 10:28am

Zoo fences out partiers

COLUMBIA — If you are a party animal, you might want to steer clear of Riverbanks Zoo. Zoo officials are fencing off part of one parking lot to keep people who often party on a nearby river from coming near the zoo. People often park at zoo lots and walk down to the Saluda River, but this sum...

08/04/09 - 9:47am

Deputy had been fired before

The firing last week of Richmond County sheriff’s Deputy Bryan Johnson was not his first.

08/03/09 - 7:20pm

Scott seat on November ballot

A special election to replace Richmond County Board of Education District 5 trustee Joe Scott will be held in tandem with the Nov. 3 election.

01/08/10 - 1:22pm

Two airlifted after accident

Two people were airlifted to the Medical College of Georgia Hospital this afternoon after a three-car wreck on Washington Road. Gregory Teasley, 48, of Faircloth Drive in Evans, and Mari Lee Stewart, 74, of Keg Creek Drive in Appling, were taken to the hospital by AirMed helicopter. The wreck occu...

08/03/09 - 6:30pm

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Fire Department raises sought

The Augusta Fire Depart­ment will present a pay raise proposal for firefighters and administrators to the county’s public safety committee Monday.
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